West Seattle High School



West Seattle High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Seattle High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 273
10 250
11 218
12 233

West Seattle High School is a public high school of the Seattle School District #1 located in Seattle, WA. It has 974 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Seattle High School is the 151st largest public high school in Washington and the 6,010th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.3 to 1.

Total Students: 974
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 48

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West Seattle High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 504
(52%)
6,855
(48%)
 Male 470
(48%)
7,290
(52%)

West Seattle High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 430
(44%)
5,741
(41%)
 Black 176
(18%)
2,878
(20%)
 Asian 168
(17%)
2,992
(21%)
 Hispanic 130
(13%)
1,688
(12%)
 Two or More 45
(5%)
543
(4%)
 American Indian 18
(2%)
208
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
95
(1%)

West Seattle High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 576
(59%)
8,287
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 312
(32%)
4,785
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 86
(9%)
1,073
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Seattle High School is ranked 121st out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Seattle High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

West Seattle High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1298
2006 1361
2007 1240
2008 1196
2009 1137
2010 1018
2011 995
2012 974

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.9
2006 20.7
2007 20.2
2008 19.1
2009 20.2
2010 20
2011 19.5
2012 20.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29352850539291
2006 0.33284349742836
2007 0.33790322580645
2008 0.36120401337793
2009 0.46437994722955
2010 0.45972495088409
2011 0.44422110552764
2012 0.40862422997947

Compare West Seattle High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
2,030.0% 20.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.8%
 
This School 40.9%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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